Serving Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties
February 5, 2019 – Sen. Baker and Sen. Kim Ward take a quick selfie from the floor of the House after the governor’s budget address.
February 5, 2019 – Sen. Baker met with several members of the Crime Victims Alliance of Pennsylvania in her Harrisburg office to discuss several issues and initiatives. She met with Julie Dugery and Deanna Weaver, co-chairs of the alliance’s Legislative and Policy Committee, Carol Lavery, past chair of alliance, and Karen Hinkle, current chair of the alliance.
February 4, 2019 - Several cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation nurses and specialists, each of whom serves on the board of the Tri-State Society for Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, a multi-disciplinary professional association that serves Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, were in Harrisburg to meet with legislators to discuss the importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Pictured on the Senate floor, from left, are: Sen. Andy Dinniman, D-19; Sen. Judy Ward, R-30; Vicki Krebs, from Evangelical Community Hospital in Lewisburg; Ruth Akers, from Bryn Mawr Hospital/Main Line Health in Newtown Square; Denise Sheffield, from J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon; Nadine Greco, from Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale; Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20; and Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23.
January 30, 2019 – Along with Sen. Christine Tartaglione, Sen. Baker wore red at the Capitol to raise awareness of preventing heart disease and strokes for women.
January 27, 2019 – Sen. Baker helped Bea Pritchard celebrate her 100th birthday along with Bea’s daughter Judy Loeffler and the congregation at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Dallas.
January 23, 2019 - Sen. Baker marked Maternal Health Awareness Day by joining The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Pennsylvania Chapter President Dr. Lynne Coslett-Charlton and Maternal and Family Health Services Inc. CEO Bette Saxton at an event in Wilkes-Barre. Sen. Baker presented the resolution she sponsored designating the day across Pennsylvania.
January 19, 2019 - Sen. Baker and Rep. Karen Boback were on hand to wish Lake Silkworth Volunteer Fire Department President Don Kivler a very happy 90th birthday and to recognize his five decades of active service to his community. The fire company is based in Lehman Township, Luzerne County.
January 15, 2019 – Attending the governor’s inauguration ceremony at the Capitol, along with Sens. Mario Scavello, Mike Folmer and Sharif Street.
January 10, 2019 – Sen. Baker joined state Reps. Jonathan Fritz and Mike Peifer and Wayne County Commissioners Joe Adams, Brian Smith and Wendell Kay to honor retiring Wayne County Human Services Administrator Andrea Whyte during a ceremony in Honesdale. Whyte, of Palmyra Township, Wayne County, retires after 45 years of employment with the county.
January 9, 2019 – Members of the Forest City Regional High School FBLA conducted an informative tour for Sen. Baker and Rep. Jonathan Fritz and showed off the renovations made at their school. New technology and expanded classrooms offer better opportunities for learning. And Johnson College is working as a partner to bring technical and workforce training to students and adult learners in this part of Susquehanna, Wayne and Lackawanna counties.
January 8, 2019 – Sen. Baker was invited to the Luzerne County Courthouse by Judge Jennifer Rogers to be a guest speaker for the Law & Government Explorer Group. The students, ranging from freshman in high school to freshman in college, are all interested in careers in law or government.
January 3, 2019 – Awaiting the Senate swearing-in ceremony to begin, Sen. Baker takes a moment to share her desk with Cora and Iva Kukosky of Lehman Township, who came down to Harrisburg to celebrate the senator starting her fourth term in office.